What's New!

1). "FEED ME, TOO!" A joint endeavor with Healthy Harvest Food Bank.  AWL will provide the food, the food BANKS will distribute dog and cat food to food bank members through 21 NN food banks. This starts in May. Watch for the press release later in April.

2). "UNLEASHED" FASHION SHOW. Fashion show and luncheon will be held on June 16 at Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club. Check our social media posts and here in May for more detail 

3). "DOG GONE DOG SHOW" The Dog Gone Dog Show has been scheduled for October 9 at the Irvington Commons. 

        AWL supports Spay day USA...   February 23,2021

Animal Welfare League offers Spay/Neuter Rebates


Spay Day USA occurs in February each year.  The Animal Welfare League of the Northern Neck offers a 50 dollar spay/neuter rebate program in recognition of Spay Day USA and World Spay Day in February.  The rebate program applies to permanent residents of Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland counties. Local Papers will have the detail on dates in February. All spays and neuters must be done on and between these dates.

The rebate program, does not exceed $50 per dog or cat.  The rebate applies only to sterilization surgery charges. No other services are covered. Send paid receipt (no paperwork required) to:

PO Box 975, White Stone, VA 22578 postmarked no later than June 15, 2021.

This offer had been extended, now valid from February 23 thru May 31.


Make your appointment immediately with your Vet of choice, Vets are currently very busy, get on their schedules now!

Animal Welfare League of the Northern Neck

Our Mission

Non-profit 501(c)3 corporation est. in 1965

All volunteer organization - NO paid staff

Rely totally on DONATIONS,  GRANTS, FUNDRAISING activities and our THRIFT SHOP

We are not affiliated with any shelters

We receive no funding from any county or state governments

Northern Neck counties served: Lancaster, Northumberland, Westmoreland, and Richmond


Mission Statement


  • Reduce pet over population through  spay/neuter  programs

  • Promote respect and compassion for all  creatures through humane education

  • Relieve the suffering of animals

  • Prevent cruelty to animals

  • Provide veterinary care for stray or  injured animals

  • Seek quality homes for unwanted dogs and cats

Meet our board of Directors

Animal Welfare League Services

(Click any star for more information)

Thrift Store

store hours


Spay Neuter Assistance

no cost spay/neuter

low cost spay neuter


available pets

link to PetFinder

link to pet rehoming


Amazon Smile

donate dog and cat food

monetary donations

donation of goods


100% volunteer organization

how you can be a volunteer

volunteer application

More Resources

N N county shelters

other humane groups

Garfield's Rescue

with PayPal

Animal Welfare League of the Northern Neck

75 South Main Street

Kilmarnock, VA 22482

Mailing address: PO Box 975,

White Stone, VA 22578

Phone 804.435.0822

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